• Rahul da Cunha: Setting a President

    Rahul da Cunha: Setting a President

    So, we have a new President of India

  • Rahul da Cunha: Ravi, Ranatunga aur Ranbir

    Rahul da Cunha: Ravi, Ranatunga aur Ranbir

    So, Pahlaj Nihalani is in the news again, a true do-gooder if there was ever one

  • Rahul da Cunha: Tax but no tax

    Rahul da Cunha: Tax but no tax

    So, in all my years of living in India, rarely have I seen a nation so obsessed with three letters. No kids, not SSC. No millennials, not GPS. No Arvindji, not AAP. Yes dear reader… you got it… GST

  • Rahul da Cunha: Hug gale lag ja!

    Rahul da Cunha: Hug gale lag ja!

    SO, the most powerful man in the sub-continent met the most powerful man in the world

  • Rahul Da Cunha: Are you 55 running?

    Rahul Da Cunha: Are you 55 running?

    So, I turned 55 yesterday

  • Rahul da Cunha: Hello, is it me you're looking for?

    Rahul da Cunha: Hello, is it me you're looking for?

    So, I'm faced with a massive problem - a grave telecommunications issue

  • Rahul da Cunha: Masterchef, maitre d's and momos

    Rahul da Cunha: Masterchef, maitre d's and momos

    So, dear reader, it's been an action-packed week. Much has happened in international affairs, with George Clooney attaining fatherhood, and Comey testifying against Trump (is the USA a true democracy or what?)

  • Rahul da Cunha: Gimme 'mor'

    Rahul da Cunha: Gimme 'mor'

    So, there was a time when the crow was under consideration to be the national bird. After all it had all qualities Indian – it is hardy, relentless, noisy, inquisitive

  • Rahul da Cunha: Who let the dogs out?

    Rahul da Cunha: Who let the dogs out?

    So, as the BMC mercilessly hacks trees, and the BJP government, completes three years of 'Acche Din', I wonder, if our CEO at all feels he's heading a Banana Republic

  • Rahul da Cunha: SoBo to NoBo is a no no

    Rahul da Cunha: SoBo to NoBo is a no no

    So, I've done the unthinkable. As a confirmed South Bombayite, I've gone and rented a small North Mumbai office in Bandra. All hell has broken loose in SoBo

  • Rahul da Cunha: JB in DY, RGV & AAP

    Rahul da Cunha: JB in DY, RGV & AAP

    So, it's been one of those weeks. Justin Bieber 'choppered' his way into the DY Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai. Armed with a Jacuzzi and many dancers

  • Rahul da Cunha: The king of Osho business

    Rahul da Cunha: The king of Osho business

    So, occasionally, I do photo walks through the bylanes of the city formerly known as Bombay, capturing aspects that were once regal, now a tad rundown

  • Rahul da Cunha: Lock, Livestock & Barrel

    Rahul da Cunha: Lock, Livestock & Barrel

    So, I was talking to my gang of cattle chums the other day. These are a bunch of cows, bulls, oxen and calves I've known for a while. We hang out mostly at milk bars or watering holes like TGIF (Thank God It's Falooda)

  • Rahul da Cunha: Celebrity saleability!

    Rahul da Cunha: Celebrity saleability!

    So, I'm a great believer in the power of ads to convince me to buy a brand. Plus, I'm a blind follower of celebrity endorsements

  • Rahul da Cunha: IPL & I

    Rahul da Cunha: IPL & I

    So, I've been an IPL addict since 2008. I love all these nations coming together, playing under the same banner, wearing all these bright colours - reddish shirts and green pants, like teams of Robin Hoods and male Red Riding Hoods

  • Rahul da Cunha: On a dark, daroo-less highway

    Rahul da Cunha: On a dark, daroo-less highway

    So, the Supreme Court ruling to shut down liquor shops along national and state highways, reminds me a bit of demonetisation – if the latter destabilised an entire economy to catch a few black money hoarders, the former affects the livelihood of thousands, to stop a few drunk drivers

  • Rahul da Cunha: Conversations with a Chappal

    Rahul da Cunha: Conversations with a Chappal

    So, I had a conversation with the most famous footwear in the country. Yes, the same one that slapped an airline officer

  • Rahul da Cunha: Bullies without a brain

    Rahul da Cunha: Bullies without a brain

    (Please note, dear reader — there is no rhythm to these words, no Enimen rap style. They're not lyrics, or slam poetry, or blank verse, just read as you will)

  • Rahul da Cunha: Alpha Male vs Predator

    Rahul da Cunha: Alpha Male vs Predator

    There's a new predator in town. He's slick, he's smarmy, he's a shark in a suit. Like Dick Whittington, he comes to the city seeking much fame and fortune, he tightens his Hindi belt, and looks out at Mumbai like it's Manhattan. Indeed, he has found his Promised Land, his playground

  • Rahul da Cunha: International 'Something' Day

    Rahul da Cunha: International 'Something' Day

    So, it's that month, when a soothsayer apparently warned Julius Caesar about the imminent ides of March